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Pesto Veggie Pizza

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Makes

6 slices

A thoughtful granddaughter gave me the recipe for this wonderful pizza. It's delicious down to its whole wheat crust. One bite and I'm in veggie heaven! —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets, chopped
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet yellow pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch thin whole wheat pizza crust
  • 1/3 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, peppers and onion until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in pesto.
  2. Place crust on a 12-in. pizza pan; spread with pizza sauce. Sprinkle with Romano cheese; top with vegetable mixture and olives. Sprinkle with feta and mozzarella.
  3. Bake at 450° for 8-12 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and mozzarella is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 220 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 570mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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